- 1/2 cup warm water
- 1 package dry yeast
- 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons warm milk
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 3/4 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 8 pieces bacon, cooked and crumbled
Place water in a large pitcher or bowl and sprinkle in yeast; let stand for 5 minutes. Add milk, butter, salt, sugar and flour to yeast mixture; whisk until smooth. Cover the container with a lid or plastic wrap and let stand overnight at room temperature.
Just before cooking, mix in eggs, baking soda, cheese and bacon. Pour batter onto a preheated waffle iron and cook according to directions until golden brown. Serve immediately or keep warm in a single layer in a 200° F oven until ready to eat.